Independent Register

Board of Education ponders possible referendum

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Meeting in regular session Wednesday, Aug. 12, members of the Brodhead Board of Education began preliminary open discussions regarding the possibility of running a referendum next year. The current $800,000 non-recurring referendum for the 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16 school years for the purposes […]

 
 

8/19/15 Shopper

8/19/15 Shopper
 
 

New facility is taking shape

New facility is taking shape

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Thanks to the efforts of more than 25 volunteers, Cardinal fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a new concession and restroom facility at the high school football field starting with 2015 season. Members of the Brodhead Sports Boosters, a volunteer organization within […]

 
 

Pearl Island Project: Where it stands

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Begun in 2011, the city’s Pearl Island Project has evolved from the Brodhead Water & Light and the Street Department’s desire to clear the Mill Race and clean the area during spare time and on weekends. The objective has been and continues to […]

 
 

8/12/15 Shopper

8/12/15 Shopper
 
 

Lois Scheidegger

Lois Scheidegger

BRODHEAD – Lois E. Scheidegger, age 96, of Brodhead, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe. She was born May 30, 1919 in Rock City, IL, the daughter of Samuel and Hazel (Schrack) Meinert. She married Donovan Scheidegger Oct. 19, 1935. He passed away April 10, 1984. […]

 
 

Forrest Zimmerman

Forrest Zimmerman

BRODHEAD – Forrest L. Zimmerman, age 87, of Monroe, formerly of Juda, passed away at home with his family by his side on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, following a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born Aug. 8, 1927, on the home farm in Spring Grove Township, the son […]

 
 

8/5/15 Shopper

8/5/15 Shopper
 
 

7/29/15 Shopper

7/29/15 Shopper
 
 

Lack of quorum delays council action

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – In the absence of Mayor Doug Pinnow, Brodhead Common Council president John Bernstein conducted the Tuesday, July 21 meeting. Alderpersons Beth Rosheisen and Debra Fox were also absent, which created a lack of quorum preventing the council from taking action on various agenda […]